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Delta cancels more than 500 flights this week amid crew shortages

A surge in Thanksgiving demand is taxing Delta Air Lines' pandemic-era workforce. The carrier was forced to cancel hundreds of flights this week, according to its pilot union and the airline. Delta ultimately canceled nearly one in every five flights…

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona has died. Maradona was among the best players in history and led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity. He was 60. Maradona was famous for the “Hand of God” goal in which he punched the ball into England’s net during the 1986 World Cup quarterfinals. He captivated fans over a two-decade career with a bewitching style of play that was all his own. His reputation was tarnished by his addictions and an ill-fated spell in charge of the national team but he remained idolized in soccer-mad Argentina as the “Pibe de Oro” or “Golden Boy.”

Biden says transition outreach from Trump administration has been 'sincere'

President-elect Joe Biden said Tuesday that communication from the Trump administration to help with his transition has been "sincere" since the General Services Administration ascertained his election win on Monday. "Immediately, we've gotten outreach from the national security shop to…

Voter turnout in Washington hit 84.1%, just shy of record

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — There were a record number of voters participating in this month’s election, but the overall turnout percentage fell just shy of the record 84.6% set in 2008. While 84.8% of the state’s nearly 4.9 million voters…

Grammy Awards 2021: List of nominees in top categories

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. RELATED: List of winners at the 2020 American Music Awards — Album of the year: “Chilombo,” Jhené Aiko; “Black Pumas…

Unemployment rate drops 1% in Washington state this October

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Unemployment rates skyrocketed earlier this year due to COVID-19, but Washington state may be trending in the right direction. According to recent statistics from the Washington Employment Security Department (ESD), unemployment rates dropped one percent from September…